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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222891
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20
Registration: C-FACJ
MSN: 1412
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:N of Buttonville Municipal Airport (CYKZ), Toronto, ON -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Toronto-Buttonville Airport, ON (YKZ/CYKZ)
Destination airport:Toronto-Buttonville Airport, ON (YKZ/CYKZ)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Confidence Rating:
A privately registered Cirrus SR20 aircraft, was rented by a commercially licensed pilot for the purpose of building flight time. As the pilot had limited experience on this aircraft type, in addition to no recent flying, the pilot hired an instructor to provide some training. The instructor was a Class 1 instructor, and a Transport Canada accredited Pilot Examiner.
On 12 March 2019 at 1342 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), the aircraft departed from Runway 33 at Toronto/Buttonville Municipal (CYKZ), ON, with the commercial pilot and the instructor on board, with the intention to conduct some circuits at CYKZ. The wind was light and variable, so the aircraft joined the left downwind leg of the circuit for Runway 33, and planned for a touch-and-go.
At 1348 EDT on the initial touchdown, the aircraft bounced and full power was added to commence the takeoff portion of the touch-and-go. The nose of the aircraft was raised, the aircraft became briefly airborne, before returning to the surface abruptly. The nose was raised again, and the tail of the aircraft struck the runway as the aircraft became airborne again, albeit briefly. As the aircraft contacted the ground the third time, the outer right flap hinge and right wheel contacted the ground outside of the runway surface laterally, approximately 1000 feet from the runway end. The nose
was raised again, and the aircraft continued the take-off roll.
As the aircraft left the runway surface longitudinally, still on the ground, it struck a 4 foot high fence, located 60 feet from the runway end. Past this fence, the terrain slopes down toward 16th Avenue, which crosses the departure path perpendicularly. The aircraft crossed 16th Avenue in the air, in a right bank, and dragging the right wing tip. The aircraft passed directly in front of a tow truck that was in the westbound lane, and the driver of the vehicle captured the event on dash-camera. North of 16th Avenue, the terrain rises rapidly; the aircraft collided with the ground, and came to a stop
approximately 250 feet past the end of Runway 33. The two occupants were wearing 4-point safety belts and received no significant injuries. The aircraft received significant damage to the wings, nose, tail, landing gear, and propeller.

The aircraft was equipped with an Avidyne FlightMax Entegra flight display that recorded engine and GPS data. The unit recorded data at 10hz, or one data point every 6 seconds. This data was acquired and analyzed by the TSB following the accident. It was noticed that, following the initial touchdown on Runway 33, the engine RPM and manifold pressure increased to full, followed by a significant reduction, and then a return to full. During the touch-and-go attempt, the recorded ground speed steadily decreased from 61 kts at the initial touchdown point, to 52 kts shortly before

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Revision history:

12-Mar-2019 19:54 Iceman 29 Added
12-Mar-2019 19:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
12-Mar-2019 19:58 Iceman 29 Updated [Cn]
12-Mar-2019 20:00 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities]
12-Mar-2019 20:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Mar-2019 20:39 Geno Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source]
12-Mar-2019 23:19 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 14:07 BBernard Updated [Source, Embed code]
14-Mar-2019 18:29 Captain Adam Updated [Source]
15-Mar-2019 12:06 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
15-Mar-2019 12:21 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
17-Mar-2019 08:02 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2019 18:53 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
24-Mar-2019 09:56 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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